RESHARE:Live interviews with the ROCK STAR judges for GEMBA begin today!!!
) The judges for #Gemba2014
are: Earl Slick
If you’ve been a fan of rock ‘n’ roll over any part of the last 30+ years, chances are you’re an Earl Slick fan too, even if you don’t know it. From the spacey sounds of seventies Bowie, to the seminal solo work of John Lennon, to the gritty resurgence of punk pioneers the New York Dolls, Slick has had two hands in shaping the sounds that have come to define legends.Rich Redmond
As the drumming powerhouse behind Grammy nominated mega star JASON ALDEAN, Rich has recorded 17 #1 singles with over 7 million albums sold and well over 13 million single downloads. As a high-energy live showman, Rich plays sold out shows of 20-60,000 fans nightly in amphitheaters, arenas and stadiums across North America.Carl Restivo
Carl Restivo is an American musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and sound engineer. His unique abilities as a lead singer and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards) have landed him spots on tour with Rihanna, Tom Morello's Freedom Fighter Orchestra supporting The Nightwatchman, Perry Farrell's Satellite Party, and Street Sweeper Social Club.Dimitri Coats
Dimitri Coats is best known as the frontman for the hard rock band Burning Brides and as the guitarist in the hardcore punk band Off!. The Brides have released four critically acclaimed albums and have toured with a variety of well-known acts ranging from The White Stripes and My Morning Jacket to Audioslave and A Perfect Circle. Dimitri is the songwriter and producer of the band which he formed with bass player and future wife Melanie Coats in 1999, a few years after he dropped out of the Juilliard School's acting program.Jimmy Chamberlin
James Joseph "Jimmy" Chamberlin is an American drummer, songwriter, producer, and current CEO of LiveOne Inc. He is best known as the former drummer for the alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. Following the 2000 breakup of the band, Chamberlin joined Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan in the supergroup Zwan and also formed his own group, the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex. In 2005, Chamberlin joined Corgan in reforming The Smashing Pumpkins; he eventually left the group in March 2009 and performed in the group Skysaw until 2012.Jim Peterik
Jim Peterik is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known as a member of the band Survivor and as vocalist and songwriter of the hit song "Vehicle" by The Ides of March. He also co-wrote the anthem "Eye of the Tiger," the theme from the motion picture Rocky III.Greg Corner
Greg got his start in the music business throwing underground house events around the Chicago land area in the early 90’s, but it wasn’t until Greg joined the Chicago-based electronic-rock group Kill Hannah in 1997 that his live music career took off.
Greg’s career as a DJ officially began in 2000 when Greg started his first club night Make Out Club, based around electronic and brit-rock music. Make Out Club was an immediate hit, and Greg soon found himself booking international deejays to fill out the roster, including electro-house pioneer Tommie Sunshine. Make Out Club only came to an end in 2002 when Kill Hannah signed a record deal with Atlantic Records and the band began touring the U.S. extensively.Metal Mike
Named by Halford as Metal Mike due to his intense passion for metal, Metal Mike is most commonly known as the guitarist who helped JUDAS PRIEST vocalist ROB HALFORD reclaim and hold his status as the true Metal God. Metal Mike is the guitarist for Rob Halford’s endeavor HALFORD. Metal Mike has written and appeared on all Halford Metal-is/Sanctuary Records label recordings Resurrection (2000), Live Insurrection (2001), Crucible (2002) and Fourging The Furnace (2003). Well past a million units sales mark, above efforts thrust Metal Mike into the international spotlight. James Williamson
James Robert Williamson is an American guitarist, songwriter, record producer and electronics engineer who is best known for his contribution to the protopunk rock band Iggy & The Stooges.Damon Ranger
Damon Ranger is an accomplished award winning musician, songwriter and television/radio personality. You may not be familiar with his name, but you HAVE heard his music…
For starters, Damon has won several awards for his song writing and musical collaborations, such as: Grammy for songwriting contributions with Kanye West for Record of the Year; Academy Award OSCAR for his writing contributions to Best Original Score “Life of Pi.”; MTV Video Music Award (Moonman) for his work on the Smashing Pumpkins ‘Tonight’ video; and numerous Emmy awards and nominations. Zach Carothers
Zach Carothers, founding member of the band Portugal. The Man. Portugal. The Man is currently based out of Portland, Oregon. However, the band formed in Wasilla, Alaska. Singer/guitar player John Gourley and bassist/back up vocalist Zach Carothers both left Alaska in 2004.
Since 2004, Portugal. The Man has released 5 EPs and 8 full length records. For their latest release, Evil Friends, Portugal. The Man were able to have Danger Mouse, who has worked with The Black Keys, Gorillaz, and many other well known artists in the past collaborate and produce their new record. #MyMusicHangout #Gemba2014 #SchoolofRock
Reshared text:Meet Our Judges!!!
Join us all weekend for interviews with our ROCK STAR
judges at #Gemba2014
! The School of Rock Battle of the Bands is taking place this weekend at the largest music festival in the world and we are bringing you interviews, highlights, prizes and music all weekend long!!! Meet the judges who will determine the finalists and the winner!
RSVP to our 3 day event at: http://bit.ly/gemba2014
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